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Eco Travel Destinations

Tourists are becoming more aware of their impact on a local environments and economies when they go on holiday. There is a strong demand for sustainable holiday accommodation destinations or sustainable tour operators that can provide tourists with a quality experience that minimises its toll on the local ecosystem or inhabitants. In Australia and worldwide there are ecotourism operators who are conscious of their local area and are dedicated to preserving it for future generations and travellers.

Tourists are increasingly seeking out sustainable options when they go on holiday and in most cases this doesn’t mean they have to rough it or have a mediocre experience. In many cases sustainable tourism operators offer a superior service as an alternative to the mass tourism dinosaurs that take more from the local environment than they put back.

Going eco in the Blue Mountains

May 26th, 2014

blue mountains

Living sustainably is an obvious goal of many people happy to call the beautiful Blue Mountains of New South Wales home. Go beyond the surface of any of the villages that stretch from…

Kangaroo Island

May 19th, 2014

kangaroo island

Kangaroo Island (or as it is known as “KI” to the locals) is a short flight from Adelaide or a ferry ride from Cape Jervis, South Australia. The third largest island in Australia…

The Nightfall Wilderness Camp

May 12th, 2014

nightfall

It sounds like something out of a dream but let me tell you this place is real and it’s located just in our own backyard beside Lamington National Park near the Gold Coast and Brisbane,…

Green Getaways

May 5th, 2014

glamping

If you’re into the great outdoors, love and respect the environment but don’t want to leave anything but footprints behind then Green Getaways is your one stop site for Australia’s…

Blue Hotel Sydney

April 28th, 2014

blue hotel sydney

If you’re an eco-conscious traveller who likes to indulge in 5-star luxury sans the guilt, BLUE Sydney should be added to your must-stay list. Set on the waterfront in Woolloomoolloo,…

The rise of eco travel – preferring experience over luxury

April 21st, 2014

thala beach lodge port douglas

We know that eco travel is on the rise, but there is a new demographic of high-end travellers that aren’t looking for luxury – they’re looking for eco experiences…

Ski Australia – while you can!

April 17th, 2014

ski Australia

There’s nowhere else like it in the world, ski Australia and there’s snow gums and Australian wildlife, kangaroos, wombats, possums, they’re all there. Our ski fields…

My big fat gap year

April 7th, 2014

gap year

A gap year is usually the year between finishing school and starting university or a career. In Australia, approximately a quarter of school leavers opt for a gap year before commencing…

Bells at Killcare a little piece of Europe right here at home

March 31st, 2014

bells killcare

Set in the Bouddi Peninsula, which is the southern most point of the NSW Central Coast, is Bells at Killcare Boutique Hotel Restaurant and Spa. This retreat style experience is the…

House swap – the ultimate sustainable travel experience?

March 24th, 2014

house

A house swap may be the single best thing for sustainable travel to emerge in years. The practice of a house swap has been around for decades, but the Internet has taken it to a whole new…

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